U.S. Technical Advisory Group for Connectors and Couplings Convenes

fluid power standardization

The U.S. Technical Advisory (TAG) to Subcommittee 4 – Connectors and Couplings recently met in San Antonio, Texas. Thirty-four committee members came together to continue the U.S. ISO standards fluid power connectors-related development work. The committee members focused their efforts on the deliverables for the upcoming fall TC 131/SC 4 meetings in Milan, Italy. In…

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Development of ISO Standards for Contamination Control Continues

U.S. TAG to TC 131/SC 6

The U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for contamination control (TC 131/SC 6) met in June to continue their ISO standardization work in fluid power filtration. More than 30 NFPA TAG and SAE filter test engineering experts attended the three-day long meeting. Both NFPA and non-NFPA members, representing many fluid power-related companies, were in attendance –…

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Fluid Power Engineers Represent U.S. at ISO Technical Committee Meetings in Poland

Fluid power experts from around the globe recently gathered at the University of Science and Technology in Wrocław, Poland. They discussed fluid power related ISO standard issues in the following subcommittees and working groups: Fluid power terms and symbols Sealing devices Product testing Control products (valves) Pneumatic systems Reliability of pneumatic components Twenty-seven engineering experts representing…

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ISO Technical Committee Works to Advance Energy Efficiency

The International Standards Organization (ISO) technical committee for fluid power (TC 131), along with 19 of its subcommittees and working groups, converged on Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Milan, Italy in October to foster standards development within the hydraulics and pneumatics industries. The delegates in each committee/working group worked diligently to resolve and move many fluid…

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ISO/TC 131 Subcommittees Set to Meet in Okinawa

In just three short weeks the ISO/TC 131 spring meeting cluster of subcommittees and working groups for vocabulary, pneumatic cylinders, pneumatic control products, treatment of air, pneumatic component reliability and design criteria for O-ring standard applications will convene at the Okinawa Jichikaikan (Okinawa Pref. Municipal Center) in Japan. The U.S.A. delegation of engineering experts, led…

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International Fluid Power Standards Development Experts Converge on London

In October, the British Fluid Power Association hosted the annual ISO Technical Committee 131 – Fluid Power Standards development meetings at the British Standards Institute (BSI) headquarters in London, United Kingdom.  Sixteen separate subcommittee and working group meetings were held during this week long event.  Seventy-eight technical experts from all over the world came together…

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